Hi Michelle. In my experience Aoife O’Neill seems to have two lists-one for more straightforward cases, day case surgeries etc and then a second list for more complex cases where she will operate with other surgeons, colorectal etc. I was on second list and level of pain didn’t seem to move you any further up the list. the only thing I understand would move you up was a serious emergency such as bowel obstruction. Have you been in touch with her specialist nurse? its likely a lengthy wait between initial appt and surgery too. I’ve also had surgery with Dr Kamran (Waseem Kamran), some relief but didn’t last long. Is going abroad an option? My own view is that we don’t have the expertise here for complex cases but I understand that travelling is not an option for a lot of us, although I’m pursuing it now.